Acrylic

"Cradle"

"Cradle", 2011, Acrylics on Canvas, 13 x 49 in., by David Jay Spyker

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First Place, 2012, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Regional Fine Arts Competition; Three Rivers, Michigan

Second Place, 2012, Michiana Annual Artist Competition (10th MAAC), Box Factory for the Arts;
St. Joseph, Michigan

art, painting, boats, rowboat, water, seascape, sea, lake, fog, waves, museum, collection

"Cradle", 2011, Acrylics on Canvas, Detail, by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Acrylic on Canvas
13 x 49 in.

Collection of the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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"Inlet"

"Inlet", 2011, Acrylics on Canvas, 14 x 18in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Acrylic on Canvas
14 x 18 in.

art, painting, water, lake, seascape, sailboat, pier

"Lumen"

"Lumen", 2011, Acrylics on Hardboard, 4 7/8 x 3 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Acrylic on Hardboard
4 7/8 x 3 in.

art, painting, candle, flame, realism, still life

"One Hour, October"

"One Hour, October", 2011, Acrylics on Canvas Mounted on Board, 10 x 8 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Acrylic on Canvas Mounted on Board
10 x 8 in.

art, painting, clouds, cloudscape, sky, sunset, sun, rays

"Startled Gull (Color Study for Sudden Flight)"

“Startled Gull” (Study for Sudden Flight), 2011 Watercolor and Acrylics on Paper (Lanaquarelle 140 lb. Cold Pressed) 10 5/8 x 11 1/2 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Watercolor, Drybrush, and Acrylic on Paper
(Lanaquarelle 140 lb. Cold Pressed)
10 5/8 x 11 1/2 in.Study for “Sudden Flight”

art, painting, gulls, seagulls, lake, water, seascape

"Steam Engine"

"Steam Engine", 2011, Acrylics on Canvas, 24 x 40 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2011
Acrylic on Canvas
24 x 40 in.

Honorable Mention, Michiana Annual Artist Competition (11th MAAC), Box Factory for the Arts; St. Joseph, Michigan (2013)

art, painting, beach, sand, lake michigan, shore, seascape, landscape, nuclear reactor

"Breaking"

"Breaking", 2010, Acrylics on Paper Mounted on Hardboard, 9 x 12 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylic on Paper Mounted on Hardboard
12 x 9 in.

art, painting, clouds, sky, storm

"Inland"

"Inland", 2010, Acrylics on Hardboard, 8 x 13 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylic on Hardboard
8 x 13 in.

art, painting, clouds, water, lake, wave, after storm

"Rain Storm Off South Haven"

"Rain Storm Off South Haven", 2010, Acrylics on Canvas, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylic on Canvas
5 x 7 in.

art, painting, lake michigan, shore, water, waves, surf, dusk, sunset

"Running"

"Running", 2010, Acrylics on Canvas, 18 x 24 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylic on Canvas
18 x 24 in.

art, painting, water, lake, storm, sea, rain, sailboat

"Threat"

"Threat", 2010, Acrylics on Paper Mounted on Hardboard, 9 x 12 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylic on Paper Mounted on Hardboard
9 x 12 in.

art, painting, clouds, sky, storm

"Twilight in the Wood"

"Twilight in the Wood", 2010, Acrylics on Canvas, 18 x 14 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2010
Acrylics on Canvas
18 x 14 in.

dead, trees, twilight, dusk, forests, leaves

"Approaching Storm (A Landscape Study)"

"Approaching Storm (A Landscape Study)", 2009, Acrylics on Canvas, 7 x 9 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2009
Acrylic on Canvas
7 x 9 in.
Private Collection: Ceresco, Michigan

art, painting, rain, clouds, distant hills, grass, grassy field

"Lines"

"Lines", 2010, Acrylics on Hardboard, 9 x 12 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2009
Acrylic on Hardboard
5 x 7 in.

art, painting, water, waves, sea, lake

"Niagara"

"Niagara", 2009, Acrylic Wash, Drybrush, and Paint on Cotton Watercolor Paper, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2009
Acrylic Wash, Drybrush, and Paint on Cotton Watercolor Paper
8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

waterfalls, falls, water, landscapes

"Vessels"

"Vessels", 2008, Acrylics on Canvas, 30 x 42 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2008
Acrylic on Canvas
30 x 42 in.

, art, painting, boats, rowboats, long, waterfalls, mist, fog, water

"Water Study"

"Water Study #1", 2008, Acrylics on Canvas, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2008
Acrylic on Canvas
5 x 7 in.

, art, painting, water, ripples

"Wave Study"

"Wave Study #1", 2008, Acrylics on Canvas, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2008
Acrylic on Canvas
5 x 7 in.

, art, painting, water, waves, seafoam, foam

"Flow"

"Flow", 2006, Acrylics on Canvas, 20 x 24 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2006
Acrylic on Canvas
20 x 24 in.

; award, art, painting, waterfalls, stone, building, water, mist

Martin Maddox Prize for Imaginative Realist Painting, 2006, Kalamazoo Area Show, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts; Kalamazoo, Michigan

"Falling"

"Falling", 2005, Acrylics on Canvas, 10 x 8 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2005
Acrylic on Canvas
10 x 8 in.
Private Collection: Kalamazoo, Michigan

art, painting, leaf, fall, autumn, leaves, spider, still life, clouds, sky, seasons, cycle of life, mortality

"Fenceline"

"Fenceline", 2005, Acrylics on Hardboard, 5 x 7 in., by David Jay Spyker

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2005
Acrylic on Hardboard
5 x 7 in.
Private Collection: Holland, MI

, art, painting, winter, snow, solitary figure, field

"A Late Winter’s Night"

"A Late Winter's Night", 2005, Acrylics on Canvas Framed in Shadow Box with Twig Segment, 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. overall, by David Jay Spyker

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2005
Acrylic on Canvas Framed in Shadow Box with Twig Segment
8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. overall

; art, painting, night, winter, snow, moon, lone, solitary, figure

(detail of painting)
Acrylic on Canvas
5 x 4 in.

"A Late Winter's Night" (detail), 2005, Acrylics on Canvas, 5 x 4 in., by David Jay Spyker

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